Category Archives: Recipes

Our Red State Turns Green

I’ll admit it, I’m still in a state of shocked surprise, but Missouri voters recently passed Amendment 2, paving the way for medical marijuana in 2019. I guess I’m not shocked about the people wanting it, so much as I am … Continue reading

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Perchance to Keto

I don’t do diets. I never have, not once in 48 years of living. And frankly, when I first heard about the ketogenic diet, I thought it sounded absolutely nuts. Of course, it was my dad talking about it, so … Continue reading

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Seasonal Cooking – Bring on the Kitchen Mojo!

You and I probably have different interpretations of seasonal cooking. I don’t mean locally sourced fruits and vegetables, I mean that I typically only cook at certain times of the year. Yes, every morning I fix breakfast for at least … Continue reading

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Elderflower Cordial

When we moved into our home here in Historic Northeast, we noticed there were some healthy elderberry bushes growing. A naturalized plant to the area, cultivating an elderberry is as simple as planting it and walking away. Years ago, we … Continue reading

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Art, Tacos and More

Arts Alley Then Tacos The hubs and I slipped out to Mission Taco Joint at Crossroads for a bite to eat. It was the first time we had been, but it sure won’t be the last. The Mango Hop-Anero Shrimp … Continue reading

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Chocolate Cake for the WIN!

Last Thursday was my mother’s 70th birthday and I was booked solid with cleanings and errands. Knowing this in advance, and also knowing how difficult it can be to connect with her, I sent her an email… I’ve got a … Continue reading

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Reinforced Shelving and Pesto Bread

I used to hate winter. Now I love it – well, I don’t love the cold but I do love the time inside for projects and especially love whipping up some comfort food. Reinforced Shelving A couple of months ago, … Continue reading

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This Weekend’s Work

Saturday… Bring on the Army! The visit from the city earlier in the week lit a fire under my butt. So I called on some of those priority fixes… Stabilize The Cottage by finishing the south back wall with siding … Continue reading

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Drink This!

Happy Turkey Day everyone! I woke up today at 6 a.m. and immediately headed to the kitchen to get the Caramel Pecan Cinnamon rolls ready and baking. We have just a few minutes to go until we get to enjoy … Continue reading

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Necessity is the Mother of…

Tomato soup. Okay, to be honest, it wasn’t really necessity so much as I was in the mood for tomato soup and I had already promised it. It went something like this. Every day that my contractor and friend Jay works, I … Continue reading

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